Specifications for the Gateway 400 Notebook

    Specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

    Processor and Core Logic

    Processor options

    • One Intel® Celeron CPU


    • One Intel® Pentium 4 CPU

    To determine your notebook's processor, click Start, My Computer, then click View System Information. The processor is listed.

    Processor packaging

    Intel socketable FC-PGA2

    Level 2 cache

    512 KB

    Core logic

    Intel 845MZ chipset (MCH-M+ICH3-M)

    Processor side bus speed

    400 MHzs front side bus


    • Phoenix BIOS
    • 512 KB Flash ROM
    • SMBIOS 2.3 support
    • Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 1.0b (ACPI 1.0b) support
    • Advanced Power Management 1.2 (APM 1.2)
    • Wired for Management 2.0 (WfM 2.0)
    System memory

    Memory type

    200 MHz DDRAM system memory

    Memory expansion options

    • Two 200-pin industrial standard DDR-SODIMM sockets
    • Accepts two PC 1600 DDR memory modules
    • 512 MB maximum system memory
    • No on-board memory

    To determine your notebook's memory, click Start, My Computer, then click View System Information. The memory is listed.


    Graphics controller

    • ATI M6-P
    • 256-bit 3D and 2D graphics accelerator
    • Support 64-bit DDR SDRAM
    • ACPI compliant

    Video memory

    16 MB DDRAM

    LCD display panel

    14.1-inch or 15.0-inch active matrix (TFT) LCD color display

    Maximum panel resolution:
    1024 × 768

    Maximum color depth:
    32-bit (16.7 million colors)

    LCD supported video modes

    14.1-inch: XGA

    15.0-inch: XGA

    LCD maximum refresh rate

    60 Hz

    External video

    Supports dual display and dual view

    External CRT resolutions

    Supports standard IBM VGA compatible modes

    Maximum resolution:
    1920 × 1200 × 21-bit colors

    External CRT maximum refresh rate

    75 Hz

    IEEE 1394

    • 100/200/400mps
    • Supports video and audio capture
    • Software included for motion and still-frame capture

    Audio chipset

    ESS ES 1988

    Sound support

    • PCI interface audio
    • Multi-stream Direct Sound and Direct Sound 3D acceleration
    • SoundBlaster Pro, MIDI, Windows Sound System compatible, MP3, WMA
    • Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 1.0 (ACPI 1.0) compliant
    • Advanced Power Management 1.2
      (APM 1.2) compliant
    • PCI Power Management Interface (PPMI) 1.1 compliant

    NOTE: This notebook does not have an internal microphone.

    Volume controls

    • Volume control keys on keyboard
    • Software control provided through Windows

    Internal speakers

    • Stereo speakers built into palm rest
    • 0.5 W maximum output

    Audio jacks

    • Stereo headphone output
    • Monophonic microphone input

    Modem features

    • Integrated V.92/56K data/fax modem
    • Uses the RJ-11 jack on the left side of the notebook
    • Supports Wake on Ring

    10/100 Mbps Ethernet interface features

    • Integrated IEEE 802.3 (10/100 BASE-TX) Ethernet interface
    • Uses the RJ-45 jack on the left side of the notebook
    • Supports Wake on LAN

    Wireless Ethernet interface features (Factory installed option)

    Agere ORiNOCO IEEE 802.11b network card installed in Mini PCI expansion slot

    • Uses factory-installed internal antenna assembly
    • 11 selectable channels
    • 2412 MHz - 2462 MHz Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum
    • 128 bit RC4 security
    Input/Output (I/O)


    • U.S. English keyboard
    • Full-sized 87-keys
    • 19 mm × 19 mm key pitch
    • 3.0 mm keystroke

    Pointing device

    • Gateway EZ-Pad touchpad
    • 4-button design

    Programmable keys

    Four programmable "hot keys" (default functions: launch e-mail, launch Web browser, launch help application, user definable)

    Status indicators

    • Caps lock
    • PAD lock
    • Scroll lock
    • Hard drive access
    • Diskette drive access
    • Optical drive access
    • Power/Suspend
    • Battery status

    Input/Output (I/O) ports

    • Two USB (4-pin)
    • Parallel (bi-directional, EPP, ECP)
    • IEEE 1394 (4-pin)
    • V.92, 56K Modem (RJ-11)
    • 10/100 Ethernet (RJ-45)
    • External monitor (VGA)
    • Stereo headphone output
    • Monophonic microphone input
    • PC Card socket (Type II or Type III)
    • DC input


    Accepts one Type II or Type III device

    NOTE: This notebook does not support Zoom Video.


    Hard drive controller

    Supports up to Ultra DMA 100 and up to PIO mode 4

    Hard drive

    • User removable
    • 2.5-inch diameter
    • 9.5 mm height

    To find the hard drive capacity, click Start, then click My Computer. Right-click the drive letter, then click Properties. The drive's capacity and available space appears. If the drive has multiple partitions (for example, C: and D:), add the capacities of each partition to determine the drive's total capacity.

    Super I/O controller

    • NS PC87391 LPC super I/O controller
    • Diskette drive controller
    • IEEE 1284 compliant parallel port

    Diskette drive (factory installed option)

    • Supports 3.5-inch, 1.44 MB capacity diskettes
    • Data transfer rates up to 500 Kbps
    • Non-removable design

    Optical drive

    Available drives include:

    • CD
    • DVD
    • CD-RW
    • Combination DVD/CD-RW

    To determine the type of optical drive is in your system, examine the drive tray's plastic cover. A CD logo indicates a CD drive, a DVD logo indicates a DVD drive, a CD-R/RW logo indicates a recordable/rewritable CD drive, and a DVD logo in combination with a CD-R/RW logo indicates a DVD drive that also is a recordable/rewritable CD drive.


    Intelligent charger

    Supports dynamic charge current to achieve the best charge performance

    AC adapter

    • 19 VDC, 4.2A, 80 W output
    • Automatically adjusts for 100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz power source
    • Three-wire design
    • Includes power LED

    Battery type

    • Removable Lithium Ion battery pack
    • Embedded controller inside to support smart battery

    Battery capacity

    12-cell Li-Ion

    • 5.7 Ah
    • 14.8 V
    • 84 Wh

    Battery life varies depending on configuration, programs, power management settings, and features used. Recharge time varies, depending on usage.

    Power management

    • Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 1.1 (ACPI 1.1) support
    • SMBIOS 2.3
    • PC 2001 compliant


    • Keyboard-activated pop-up display gives battery charge as a percentage remaining
    • Icon on taskbar shows battery charge as a percentage remaining

    Power switch

    Power On/Off or Suspend/Resume (selectable in setup)

    Reset hole

    Resets whole system if notebook can not recover by power switch

    Lid switch

    LCD On/Off or Suspend/Resume



    • Power-on password
      (2-level password support)
    • Hard drive password


    • Main system memory compartment screw
    • Mini PCI bay screw
    • Kensington® security slot in notebook back
    System software

    Operating system

    • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional
    • Microsoft ®Windows® XP Home Edition

    System management

    • SMBIOS 2.3 BIOS support
    • Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) power management
    • Support for Wake on LAN
    • Support for Intel® LANDesk®
      Client manager 6.0
    • Wired for Management 2.0 (WfM 2.0) enabled

    System compatibility

    • PC2001 specification
    • Advanced Power Management 1.2 (APM1.2)
    • Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 1.1 (ACPI 1.1) or later
    • SMBIOS 2.3
    • Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL) certified

    Quick boot


    Physical specifications


    15.0-inch display

    ~13.1 × 10.6 × 1.6 inches (W×D×H)
    ~334 × 275 × 42.5 mm (W×D×H)

    14.1-inch display

    ~13.1 × 10.6 × 1.58 inches (W×D×H)
    ~334 × 275 × 40 mm (W×D×H)

    System weight

    15.0-inch display (includes Diskette drive, CD drive, and 12-cell battery)

    ~7.53 lbs.
    ~3.41 kg

    14.1-inch display (includes Diskette drive, CD drive, and 12-cell battery)

    ~7.2 lbs.
    ~3.26 kg

    AC adapter weight

    13 ounces (370 g)


    Operating temperature

    41 ° F to 95 ° F (5 ° C to 35 ° C)

    Storage temperature

    -4 ° F to 140 ° F (-20 ° C to 60 ° C)

    Operating humidity

    20% to 80% relative humidity; no condensation

    Storage humidity

    10% to 90% relative humidity; no condensation

    Operating altitude, maximum

    8,000 feet at 59 ° F (2,438 meters at 15 ° C)

    Storage altitude, maximum

    12,000 feet (3,658 m)